Is it cheaper to live in Calcutta?

Prices in Calcutta

Calcutta - What are the prices in the supermarket? Calcutta - Are the cost of living higher than in Germany? Calcutta - How much will it cost us to entertain, and what bills are there in pubs and restaurants?
Read below about current costs and prices in Calcutta: food, restaurants, living and entertainment (The last update: 10 hours ago today)

Currency in India: Indian rupee (INR ₹). For 10 euros you can get 889 Indian rupees. For 100 euros you can get 8.89 thousand Indian rupees. And in the other direction: for 100 Indian rupees you can get 1.12 euros.


In general, it is much cheaper in India than in Germany. Groceries are 48% cheaper. Eating in restaurants and bars is up 75%. And the cost of living in Calcutta is about 57% lower than the cost in Germany. If we spend time actively or want to have fun, we pay less than around 62% in Germany.

Are Hotels Expensive in Kolkata? How much will we pay for a room in Calcutta?

The average price of accommodation in India is 29 €(2600 ₹). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you pay: 22 €(2000 ₹) and if you like hostels, stay there: € 15(1300 ₹). The cost of a room in a 2 star India hotel is € 25(2200 ₹). 3-star hotels offer accommodation for an average of € 23(2000 ₹) Overnight stay in a 4-star hotel costs € 46(4100 ₹) in India If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then you have to pay 72 € in 5-star hotels, which offer much more luxury(6400 ₹)


Is it expensive in shops in Kolkata? Will I pay a lot for groceries in Kolkata? Below is the current price list for groceries in Calcutta, such as: apples, beef, bananas, bottled water or eggs (The last update: yesterday)

Is it cheap in restaurants in Kolkata? What are the prices in affordable pubs in Kolkata? How much will I have to spend per day if I only eat fast food Kolkata?

If we are looking for an inexpensive place to eat, we should go for 2.2 euros. With the lack of time and in order not to spend too much money, you can also go to the fast food, the cost of the set (sandwich, french fries and some lemonade) is more or less 3.4 euros. And if we can afford to go to the restaurant, we pay 9 euros for a three-course menu. And if you want to drink a beer or two you have to pay extra: 3.4 euros (price for 2 bottles) And if you prefer a Coke, Fanta, Sprite or a similar carbonated drink then you have to pay for a small bottle 0.3 euros.
Below is a full list of prices in Calcutta, including in apples, beef, bananas, bottled water, or eggs


And if you are planning a trip to a certain region of the world, maybe it will be cheaper than Calcutta in the nearby countries? See prices in: Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

Calcutta - Comparison of the selected prices with the prices in Germany:

fees

27 € (11 € - 82 €)
88% less than in Germany

Internet

7 € (4,5 € - 11 €)
78% less than in Germany

Jeans

25 € (13 € - 39 €)
67% less than in Germany

Average earnings

290 €
87% less than in Germany

Rent a small apartment in the center

130 € (73 € - 220 €)
83% less than in Germany

Renting a large apartment outside the center

170 € (110 € - 280 €)
84% less than in Germany

loaf

0,26 € (0,17 € - 0,39 €)
81% less than in Germany

cheese

3,8 € (2,2 € - 5,6 €)
half less than in Germany

rice

0,52 € (0,39 € - 0,9 €)
76% less than in Germany

tomatoes

0,39 € (0,22 € - 0,56 €)
83% less than in Germany

Bananas

0,55 € (0,34 € - 0,9 €)
64% less than in Germany

Wine

6,7 € (4,5 € - 13 €)
35% more than in Germany

cheap restaurant

2,2 € (1,1 € - 4,5 €)
78% less than in Germany

local beer

1,7 € (1 € - 2,8 €)
half less than in Germany

coffee

1,2 € (0,67 € - 2,2 €)
half less than in Germany

bottle of water

0,13 € (0,09 € - 0,22 €)
94% less than in Germany

Mac Burger King or similar bar

3,4 € (2,2 € - 5,1 €)
half less than in Germany

Cola Pepsi Sprite Mirinda

0,3 € (0,17 € - 0,51 €)
87% less than in Germany

Grocery prices Calcutta

  1. Milk (normal), (1 liter) € 0.45(40 ₹)
  2. A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) € 0.26(23 ₹)
  3. Eggs (regular) (12) € 0.7(62 ₹)
  4. Local cheese (1kg) € 3.8(340 ₹)
  5. Water (1.5 liter bottle) € 0.31(28 ₹)
  6. A bottle of wine (middle class) € 6.7(600 ₹)
  7. Household beer (0.5 liter bottle) € 1.4(130 ₹)
  8. Imported beer (0.33 liter bottle) € 2.6(230 ₹)
  9. Box of cigarettes (Marlboro) € 3.4(300 ₹)
  10. Chicken breasts (without skin and bones) - (1kg) 2.2 €(190 ₹)
  11. Apples (1kg) € 1.5(130 ₹)
  12. Oranges (1kg) € 0.92(81 ₹)
  13. Potatoes (1kg) € 0.24(21 ₹)
  14. Salad (1 head) € 0.27(24 ₹)
  15. Rice (white) (1kg) € 0.52(47 ₹)
  16. Tomato (1kg) € 0.39(35 ₹)
  17. Bananas (1kg) € 0.55(49 ₹)
  18. Onions (1kg) € 0.32(29 ₹)
  19. Round beef (1kg) (or equivalent red meat back) 4.1 €(360 ₹)

Prices in the Calcutta restaurant

  1. Meal in a cheap restaurant € 2.2(200 ₹)
  2. Meal for 2 people, middle-class restaurant, three-course € 9(800 ₹)
  3. McMeal at McDonalds (or equivalent combo meal) € 3.4(300 ₹)
  4. Household beer (0.5 liter puff) € 1.7(150 ₹)
  5. Imported beer (0.33 liter bottle) € 3(270 ₹)
  6. Coke / Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.3 €(27 ₹)
  7. Water (0.33 liter bottle) € 0.13(11 ₹)
  8. Cappuccino (regular) € 1.2(110 ₹)

Cost of Living Calcutta

  1. One-way ticket (local transport) € 0.11(10 ₹)
  2. Monthly ticket (regular price) € 2.8(250 ₹)
  3. Petrol (1 liter) € 0.86(76 ₹)
  4. Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (or equivalent new car) € 9,600(850.000 ₹)
  5. Apartment (1 bedroom) in the city center € 130(11.000 ₹)
  6. Apartment (1 bedroom) outside the center € 74(6600 ₹)
  7. Apartment (3 bedrooms) in the city center € 300(27.000 ₹)
  8. Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside the center € 170(15.000 ₹)
  9. Costs (electricity, heating, water, garbage) for an 85m2 apartment € 27(2400 ₹)
  10. 1 min. Prepaid local cell phone charge (no discounts or plans) € 0.0098(0,87 ₹)
  11. Internet (60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, cable / ADSL) € 7(620 ₹)
  12. 1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 25 €(2300 ₹)
  13. 1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H & amp; M, ...) € 26(2300 ₹)
  14. 1 pair of Nike running shoes (middle class) € 38(3300 ₹)
  15. 1 pair of men's leather business shoes € 27(2400 ₹)
  16. Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (or equivalent new car) € 18,000(₹ 1.6 million)
  17. Pre-school (or kindergarten), private, monthly for 1 child 32 €(2900 ₹)
  18. Price per square meter for an apartment in the city center € 910(81.000 ₹)
  19. International primary school, per year for 1 child 1000 €(92.000 ₹)
  20. Price per square meter for an apartment outside the city center € 460(41.000 ₹)
  21. Average monthly net salary (after tax) € 290(26.000 ₹)
  22. Mortgage interest rate in percent (%), 9% annually
  23. Taxi starting price (normal rate) € 0.34(30 ₹)
  24. Taxi 1km (normal rate) € 0.19(17 ₹)
  25. Taxi 1 hour waiting time (normal rate) € 0.67(60 ₹)

Hospitality costs Calcutta

  1. Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult € 14(1300 ₹)
  2. Tennis court rental (1 hour on a weekend) € 6.7(600 ₹)
  3. Cinema, international cinema release, 1 seat € 2.8(250 ₹)